The Perth Amboy Federation, AFT Local 857, AFL-CIO and the Perth Amboy Board of Education are pleased to announce that they have reached a tentative agreement for a new three-year contract covering the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018.
The Federation expects to hold a ratification vote in early September. If the settlement is approved by the members, the Board of Education expects to conduct its vote at its September meeting.
The Federation’s negotiations team was led by Donna Tartza. Jose Rodriquez served as negotiations chair for the Board’s team. Both chairs had praise for the hard work and dedication shown in reaching the settlement.